APCD Board Actions – October 15, 2020

Agenda | Meeting Video | Minutes (to be posted once approved)

  • Closed Session – No reportable action taken on the following items:
    • Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Gov. Code § 54956.9)
      • Deciding whether to initiate civil litigation: one case.
    • Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Gov. Code § 54956.8)
      • Property: Assessor’s Parcel Number 105-073-009.
      • Address:  153 E. Clark Avenue, Orcutt, CA 93455.
      • Agency Negotiator:
        • Air Pollution Control Officer Aeron Arlin Genet and
        • Susan Freebourn, Real Property Agent II, County of Santa Barbara.
      • Negotiating Party: Manny Nunez, JD, CBRE Investment Properties.
      • Under negotiation: price and terms.
    • Conference with Labor Negotiator (Gov. Code § 54957.6)
      • District-designated representative:
      • Chair Das Williams
      • District Counsel Rachel Van Mullem.
      • Unrepresented Employee:  Air Pollution Control Officer Aeron Arlin Genet.
    • Public Employee Appointment (Gov. Code § 54957(b)(1).)
      • Title: Air Pollution Control Officer.
  • Approval of Minutes of the August 20, 2020 Board Meeting
  • Notice of Violation Report – Receive and file the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of August and September 2020.
  • District Grant and Incentives Program Activity – Receive and file the following grant program related activity:
    • An update on the Old Car Buy Back Program for vehicles retired during the period of July 1, 2020 through August 21, 2020;
    • An update on the Woodsmoke Reduction Program for fireplace and stove replacement projects during the period of December 12, 2019 through September 25, 2020; and
    • An update on the Landscape Equipment Electrification Fund (LEEF) Program for zero-emission landscape equipment vouchers during the period of March 4, 2020 through September 25, 2020.
  • Update on Public Outreach Activities – Receive and file an update on District outreach activities.
  • APCD Hearing Board Reappointment – Consider recommendation of the APCD Hearing Board Nominating Committee to reappoint Mr. Robert J. Saperstein to the Attorney Member position on the APCD Hearing Board for a three year term.
  • District Board Meeting Schedule for Year 2021 – Approve the District Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2021.
  • Approval of Contract for Bankruptcy Legal Services – Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a contract with Spence, Desenberg & Lee, PLLC for a term expiring on October 15, 2021 for an amount not to exceed $35,000.00.
  • First Quarter Financial Update – Receive and File Budget to Actual Report for the first quarter of the Fiscal Year 2020-2021, Ending September 30, 2020.
  • Delegating Air Pollution Control Officer Authority Over District Grant Agreements – Adopt a Resolution that updates the language, terms, and conditions of the District-issued grant agreements and delegates authority to the Air Pollution Control Officer to execute individual agreements up to $250,000 for District Board-approved grant programs.
  • Agreement for Credit Card Processing Services with BridgePay Network SolutionsLLC – Approve and authorize the Air Pollution Control Officer to sign an agreement for credit card processing services with BridgePay Network Solutions, LLC.
  • Received Director’s Report
  • Received Public Comment
  • Landscape Equipment Electrification Fund (LEEF) Program Year 2 – Approve and authorize the Air Pollution Control Officer to use up to $100,000 from the District’s Clean Air Fund to establish and implement the Landscape Equipment Electrification Fund Program Year 2.| Presentation
  • 2019 Annual Air Quality Report  – Receive and file a presentation and 2019 Annual Ambient Air Quality Report for Santa Barbara County. | Presentation